A Popular History of the Mollusca; Comprising A Familiar Account of their Classification, Instincts, and Habits, and of the Growth and Distinguishing Characters of Their Shells.

Roberts, Mary

Published by London: Reeve and Benham, 1851
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First edition. ix, 396 pp + 8 pp ads. Contents: Construction of Shells, Growth and Habitation, Geography of Shells, Cephalopods, Gastropods, Families of Pectinibranchs, of Pulmobranchs, of Nucleobranchs, of Pleurobranchs, Cervicobranch, of Cyclobranchs, of Cirrobranchs, Pteropods, Lamellibranchs, Brachiopods & Index. With 18 beautiful hand coloured plates. Browning on eps, some spots of foxing on prelims, otherwise text clean except for a few spots of foxing on plates. Front hinge cracked and rear hinge half detached. Brown cloth boards with large gilt illustration of a snail on front board. Gilt lettering and floral decoration on spine. Spine split and badly chipped. Pieces of cloth missing from top and bottom of spine. Corners rubbed. Internally VG. Overall condition Good. Bookseller Inventory # 7966

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Title: A Popular History of the Mollusca; ...

Publisher: London: Reeve and Benham

Publication Date: 1851

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition